Candy Darling  American Actress

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Candy Darling passed away on 21st Mar 1974 aged 29.


Candy Darling is a 29 year old American Actress. Born James Lawrence Slattery on 6th November, 1944 in Long Island,Forest Hills, New York USA and educated at DeVern School of Cosmetology, Baldwin, Long Island (1961), she is famous for Andy Warhol superstar. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Candy Darling is a member of the following lists: People from Massapequa Park, New York, Transgender and transsexual actresses and Actresses from New York City.


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Silent Night, Bloody Night1972GuestMovie
Der Tod der Maria Malibran1972Movie
Women in Revolt1971CandyMovie
Klute1971Discotheque Patron (uncredited)Movie
Lady Liberty1971Transvestite (uncredited)Movie
Some of My Best Friends Are1971Karen, HarryMovie
Brand X1970Marlene D-TrainMovie
Flesh1968Candy - a TransvestiteMovie


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hyperkineticstarlingFeb 5, 2012

A movie about Candy Darling premiered last year.

ethan rogersSep 3, 2009

Rest in peace you were beautiful!

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    Candy Darling (November 24, 1944 – March 21, 1974) was an American transgender actress, best known as a Warhol Superstar. She starred in Andy Warhol's films Flesh (1968) and Women in Revolt (1971), and was a muse of the protopunk band The Velvet Unde...

    First Name Candy
    Last Name Darling
    Full Name at Birth James Lawrence Slattery
    Alternative Name Hope Slattery, Hope Dahl, Candy Cane, James "Jimmy" Lawrence Slattery, James Lawrence Slattery
    Age 29 (age at death) years
    Birthday 6th November, 1944
    Birthplace Long Island,Forest Hills, New York USA
    Died 21st March, 1974
    Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
    Cause of Death Leukemia, Lymphoma
    Build Slim
    Eye Color Brown - Light
    Hair Color Dyed Blonde
    Zodiac Sign Scorpio
    Sexuality Gay
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    High School DeVern School of Cosmetology, Baldwin, Long Island (1961)
    Occupation Text Actress (8 credits) Self (1 credit) Archive footage (10 credits)
    Occupation Actress
    Claim to Fame Andy Warhol superstar
    Official Websites
    Father James Slattery
    Mother Theresa Phelan (book keeper)
    Brother Warren Phelan (half brother)
    Family Member Donald (uncle)
    Friend Julie Newmar (actress), Andy Warhol (artist), Jackie Curtis (writer), Cyrinda Foxe (actress)
    Favorite People Joan Bennett (actress), Kim Novak (actress), Lana Turner (actress)
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